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Kelly A. Mackintosh, Nicola D. Ridgers, Rachel E. Evans and Melitta A. McNarry

using a nonelastic anthropometric tape (Seca Ltd, Birmingham, UK) at the narrowest point between the bottom of the ribs and the iliac crest. Healthy age- and sex-matched counterparts were asked to attend one laboratory session at Swansea University for all measurements to be undertaken. All participants

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Sofia W. Manta, Paula F. Sandreschi, Thiago S. Matias, Camila Tomicki and Tânia R.B. Benedetti

for Healthy Aging (TSHA) . PLoS ONE, 11 , 1 – 9 . de Oliveira , A. , Cocate , P.G. , Hermsdorff , H.H.M. , Bressan , J. , de Silva , M.F. , Rodrigues , J.A. , & Natali , A.J. ( 2014 ). Waist circumference risk for metabolic syndrome in older adults measures: Cutoff analyses to

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Juliana Souza de Oliveira, Catherine Sherrington, Louise Rowling and Anne Tiedemann

may be more likely to facilitate long-term attendance, and older people can benefit from regular physical activity to maintain physical, social, and mental health and realize healthy aging. Strengths and Limitations To the best of our knowledge, this study is one of the first to describe the

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Rebecca L. Krupenevich and Ross H. Miller

normal, healthy aging. This study’s scope is limited, and the participants in this study consisted of healthy and highly physically active young and older men, which may limit the generalizability of the results to a more typical, less physically active, older adult population, to older women, who were

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Matthieu P. Boisgontier, Dan Orsholits, Martina von Arx, Stefan Sieber, Matthew W. Miller, Delphine Courvoisier, Maura D. Iversen, Stéphane Cullati and Boris Cheval

improving health. To address this point, we investigated whether protective factors could attenuate the relations linking adverse childhood experiences, depressive symptoms, and functional dependence. We focused on physical activity, a low-cost and safe factor shown to benefit healthy aging. 19 Physical

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Allysiê Priscilla de Souza Cavina, Eduardo Pizzo Junior, Aryane Flauzino Machado, Taíse Mendes Biral, Leonardo Kesrouani Lemos, Caio Russo Dutra Rodrigues, Carlos Marcelo Pastre and Franciele Marques Vanderlei

, Heymsfield SB . Systematic organization of body-composition methodology: an overview with emphasis on component-based . Am J Clin Nutr . 1995 ; 61 ( 3 ): 457 – 465 . PubMed ID: 7872207 doi:10.1093/ajcn/61.3.457 7872207 10.1093/ajcn/61.3.457 4. Baumgartner RN . Body composition in healthy aging . Ann

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Gohei Kato, Tomoyuki Arai, Yasuhiro Morita and Hiroaki Fujita

Japan, 2018 ). As a strategy for dealing with the rapidly aging population and aimed at achieving healthy aging, a public health framework ( Beard et al., 2016 ) has become vital. As a means of enhancing the health of older adults, the facilitation of their participation in activities, particularly

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Meg E. Letton, Jeanette M. Thom and Rachel E. Ward

. 2015 ; 21 ( 5 ): 64 – 70 . PubMed ID: 26393993 6. Rodrigues-Krause JK , Reischak-Oliveira A . Dancing for healthy aging: functional and metabolic perspectives . Altern Ther Health Med . 2019 ; 25 ( 1 ): 44 – 63 . PubMed ID: 29428927 29428927 7. The Sydney Morning Herald . Ballet for adult

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Philip von Rosen and Maria Hagströmer

and gender: a quantitative study . Healthy Aging Res . 2016 ; 5 ( 5 ), 1 – 10 . doi:10.12715/har.2016.5.1 10.1097/01.HXR.0000511864.85548.25 11. Molarius A , Janson S . Self-rated health, chronic diseases, and symptoms among middle-aged and elderly men and women . J Clin Epidemiol . 2002

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A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Jochen Klenk, Dietrich Rothenbacher, Michael D. Denkinger, Kilian Rapp and for the ActiFE Study Group

most time out-of-home, albeit with low PA, was social contacts. However, social contacts may positively affect other components of healthy aging, such as quality of life and mood disorders ( Newsom & Schulz, 1996 ).The highest PA levels were observed in participants who undertook recreational sport. A